Tuesday, November 29, 2022

CPL: Guyana Amazon Warriors announce local player retentions

Must Read

Melbourne Renegades partner with TCL Electronics

Photo Credit: Melbourne Renegades The Melbourne Renegades are pleased to announce a new partnership with global TV manufacturer and consumer...

Usman Qadir returns to BBL after signing Sydney Thunder deal

Photo Credit: Sydney Thunder Sydney Thunder has added to its significant arsenal of bowlers for this summer’s KFC Big Bash...

Brisbane Heat: Inner Sanctum Launched

Photo Credit: Brisbane Heat Brisbane Heat fans will be treated with the ultimate access into game-day BBL preparations with the...

Photo Credit: CPL

The Guyana Amazon Warriors have announced the West Indian players they will be retaining for the 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League. International retentions and signings will be announced at a later date. This year teams can retain as many players from their 2019 squads as they wish. They could also transfer players to other teams and sign emerging players. 

The Amazon Warriors have chosen to retain six local Guyanese players, three regional West Indian players and they have signed a Guyanese player as one of their Emerging West Indies players ahead of the CPL draft.  

The following are the Local and Regional players retained and signed by the franchise for CPL 2020: 

Nicholas Pooran (Trinidad & Tobago)
Shimron Hetmyer (Guyana)
Brandon King (Jamaica)
Keemo Paul (Guyana)
Sherfane Rutherford (Guyana)
Romario Shepherd (Guyana)
Chandrapaul Hemraj (Guyana)
Kevin Sinclair (Guyana)*
Odean Smith (Jamaica)
Anthony Bramble (Guyana)

* Emerging player 

Guyana Amazon Warriors Team Operations Manager, Omar Khan, commented on the retentions and signing: “The Guyana Amazon Warriors Franchise has and will always be committed to the continued development of our local and regional players. From the inception of the CPL we included young Guyanese players in our squad as part of the franchise’s mandate to provide opportunities to young aspiring Guyanese cricketers to assist in their overall development as professional cricketers. Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul and Sherfane Rutherford have all benefitted from these opportunities prior to them becoming full-fledged members of our team. 

“We are extremely delighted that we were able to retain the majority of our local and regional players, including Nicholas Pooran and Brandon King, both of whom have been hailed by the cricket pundits as potential future stars of West Indies cricket and who were members of our team last year. The Guyana Amazon Warriors wish all of the retained players great success in the CPL 2020.”

The CPL is scheduled to take place between 19 August and 26 September but the tournament organisers are currently watching the current situation with COVID-19 closely and are liaising with medical advisors and governments. A decision on whether the tournament can proceed as planned, or at a different time, will be made as soon as possible.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

become a cricexec insider!

Join for free and get:

  • The cricexec “daily briefing” newsletter
  • Exclusive industry reports
  • Invitations to industry events
  • Early access to industry job postings
  • Many other benefits!

Latest News

Melbourne Renegades partner with TCL Electronics

Photo Credit: Melbourne Renegades The Melbourne Renegades are pleased to announce a new partnership with global TV manufacturer and consumer...

Usman Qadir returns to BBL after signing Sydney Thunder deal

Photo Credit: Sydney Thunder Sydney Thunder has added to its significant arsenal of bowlers for this summer’s KFC Big Bash League by recruiting Pakistan’s T20...

Brisbane Heat: Inner Sanctum Launched

Photo Credit: Brisbane Heat Brisbane Heat fans will be treated with the ultimate access into game-day BBL preparations with the launch of the club’s Inner...

Cricket Ireland: Need meets initiative as Stella Downes steps up to meet the scoring challenge

Photo Credit: Cricket Ireland “You can’t have a match without a scorer because somebody has to record what’s going on in the match and decides...

Cricket West Indies to take a knee before Tests in Australia

Photo Credit: Cricket West Indies The West Indies Team will continue to take a knee during the upcoming two-match Test Series in Australia. The players...

More Articles Like This

Cricexec Newsletter